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bridge it looks good heading out to the high-rise with no major problems. all the way to highway 101. the lane workers are there changing over the lanes and traffic is moving well in both directions. we are following developing news in vallejo. overnight police searched a three square mile yarner the solano county fairgrounds in connection to the disappearance of a missing oakland woman. katie utehs is joining us now with what police are saying about the search and a person of interest now in the case. good morning, katie. >> reporter: police have arrested a man who is called a person of interest. he was last seen with coke's vehicle and credit cards. more on him in a moment. investigators have not said if he pointed them here to the fairgrounds or not. oakland detectives say he called is for detectives around
6:00. as darkness fell search and rescue teams combed an undeveloped area. oakland police say they are still treating this as a missing persons case. coke a federal investigator was seen sunday evening. coke's car, cell phone, and credit cards have been located but still no sign of the missing mother. investigators are not saying while they are searching an area that spans from interstate 80 to the city of vallejo. >> it was deemed that tonight we should start tonight to get it started. that this was made with the oakland investigators as well as our search and rescue personnel. >> search crews paused their efforts early this morning and will resume around 8:00 a.m.. oakland police do have 56-year- old randy alana in custody. he has prior convictions for kidnap and rape. he's being held on a parole
violation. coke's friends say she dated alana years ago. at this point police are calling alana a person of interest and has not said if they have directed them to search for her here. crews on scene tell us they did not find anything at their search overnight. they will resume the search at 8:00 a.m. this morning. that search may include dive teams to search the lakes. sandra coke's sister tonya is pleading with the public to help find her. >> we are begging anybody with information about my sister's whereabouts or anyone with information who may have seen her in the last several days to please come forward immediately. >> family members have announced $100,000 reward for information that helps find sandra coke.
tips can be called in anonymously to a hotline or e- mailed into oakland police. happening now a peace group in oakland is at the coliseum parking lot for memorial remembering crime victims. the group make oakland better has held similar stop the violent tailgates ahead of raider football games. the situation in the city may be getting worse in light of recent homicides. a stun gun caught on tape. a robber uses a stun gun during a hold up in campbell. coming up what the robber took for all that trouble. the mother of a baby boy shot to death earlier this week is preparing for his funeral. alicia jackson joined family and friends for the latest vigil of her son. the boy and his father were not and killed. jackson says she does not want
anymore violence sr. until her son is buried. >> do not wear black to my son's funeral. do not come with guns. >> police in oakland are still searching for suspects in this tragic homicide case. now to continuing coverage of the bart labor dispute and the threat of another strike come monday morning. negotiations resume at 10:00 this morning in the latest contact talks. the two sides though still seem to be apart. one union leader says bart workers are ready to issue a million hour strike notice later today. meantime the board of inquiry -- by law the board must report to the governor within seven days. that would be about 10:00 sunday night. just two hours before the latest strike deadline. governor brown will assess the situation and decide whether he will ask a judge to declare a
60 day cooling off period. now continue to check in with us here at ktvu news and online at ktvu.com for updates on the bart negotiations. you can also sign up for alerts on your phone to whether or not there is a bart strike just down load our mobile app, follow us on twitter, or like us on facebook. a big step is being taken to reopen the eastern span of the bay bridge. crews begin lying down concrete to fix the broken bolt problem. the concrete serves as the foundation to four steal sizic saddles. they are designed to help reenforce the bridge during an earthquake. construction is expected to be finished by december. four bay area families are suing boeing and asiana airlines for last night's crash. there are at least three other lutes but this is the first to
inn collude -- attorney frank says his clients are suffering from physical and mental pain. one family was returning from a son's wedding in china. >> it was a joyous occasion. and the return trip was just a chamber of horrors. and turned their whole life upside down. >> the aircraft maker is declining comment on the lawsuit. there are now two major wild firings burning out of corral in at this hour the fire has scorched 14,000 acres and 2020. as but as 400 homes -- so far 1500 people have been forced to evacuate their homes.
>> they will is starting earlier. >> that wild fire has burned 60- acres with at least 300 firefighters on the front lines. san jose police have a suspect in custody in the deadly shooting of a college student. johnny faces homicide charges for the shooting death of kimberly show koa. she was killed early saturday morning. investigators say she was just riding in a car when she was hit by a stray bullet. >> it's very tragic that this young lady was murdered. our heart goes out to her family. they are taking it very hard. our detectives are taking this case very hard. that could be anybody driving down the street and cashing a stray bullet. >> an alert officer in san jose
bang suppression unit spotted the suspect late yesterday and made the arrest. officers say he was carrying a loaded gun. time is 4:37. and starting this morning about 200 high school students on the peninsula will begin taking advance placement tests again. the students at mills high school first took the test back in may. but the college board invalidated their scores after they said the students were seated too closely together. the board is not accusing the students of cheating. right now it's 4:38. we want to check in with sal for the early morning commute on friday. hopefully it's light. >> you know it is very light so far. we don't have a lot going on pam and brian. good morning, to you. let's see what we have now with the east shore freeway. it's a nice looking drive. there are no major problems heading out to the mccarthur maze. if you are looking at westbound bay bridge that traffic tends to look pretty good right now. this time of the morning. and today is no exception. it is a nice looking drive. and if you are driving in san jose northbound 280 traffic
looks good getting up to highway 17. now to steve. i'm sorry. rosemary. good morning, sal. nice to see you as well. the drizzle is back. i had my windshield wiper going early this morning. low clouds, patchy drizzle out there. here's the system that continues our cool to mild pattern. it will be shifting north as we get through the weekend and as it does it's going to help to warm us up. as that moves out of the area, our temperatures will begin to rebound and the low clouds won't be as wide spread as what we are seeing this morning. back all the way through liver morale, antioch, brentwood and into the central valley. fairfield, concord, you are mostly clear at the moment. but take a look very wide spread from the coast around the bay. north bay, south bay. as i mentioned just a moment ago the patchy drizzle is with us once again. we do have the on shore breeze that continues to blow.
fairfield 23 miles an hour. we have watched this time and time again. day after day for the last several days. the on shore cool breeze continues all the way through the delta this morning. 56 in concord. 57 in oakland. 57 in napa. mid 50s at half-moon bay. temperatures very similar to yesterday. slightly cooler in some cases. a look at what we can expect for today. low to mid 60s for downtown san francisco. upper 60s to 70 degrees for the east bay shoreline. temperatures warm up back again. mid to upper 70s for areas like lafayette and concord. so temperatures still below average but we're looking a little better than what we had the last couple of days. here on out notice the gradual climb. temperatures will be in the low to mid 80s as we get into the weekend for your inland communities. low 70s around the bay and 60s expected along the coast. back to the desk. incredible story in tennessee. firefighters rescued a baby
from rushing flood waters. they waded through waist high water to save the five week old child, her four-year-old brother and their parents. >> scary situation. time is 4:40. coming up more winners coming forward for the share of the power ball jackpot. they are not us. the lucky group of coworkers and their split of the half billion dollar prize. gearing up for the outside lands music festival. the rock and roll legend headlining opening night. good morning. westbound 24 traffic looks pretty good getting up to the caldecott tunnel between walnut creek and oakland. we'll tell you more coming up.
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skies. time is 4:44. we now know who holds the second winning ticket in the million dollar power ball jackpot. a group of 16 coworkers bought the winning ticket in new jersey. they work at a county vehicle maintenance garage. they will split the $86 million prize. yesterday a 45-year-old engineer from minnesota became the first winner to claim his share of the jackpot. >> i don't want to work for anybody else for the rest of my life. i don't mind spending my money if i find something that you know what i mean a charity or whatever it might be to keep myself busy. >> why not? the third winning ticket was also sold in new jersey at a super market in south brunswick. that winner has not come forward. coming up at 5:25 how the power ballot toe could help the future of state school children. at 11:00 this morning the gates open for one of the music
festivals in the country. 65,000 people are expected today at golden gate park. crews are finishing work on the four stages. organizers say this year's event is extra special because the legendary performer paul mccartney will headline. >> but some people living in the area are complaining about the noise and congestion from such large crowds. homeowners say there is public drunkenness. it dustbin at -- it does begin at noon. other draws nine inch nails, and red hot chile peppers. people in cars lined up to turn in weapons at a bank
parking lot. 157 weapons were turned in. $100 were handed out for handguns and $200 for semi automatic weapons and shotguns. the campbell police department has posted some amazing video online. a man tried to rob the bottle shop convenient store on wynn chester boulevard yesterday morning. the suspect reached across the county and used a stun gun on the click. he then ran out with some items including cans of soda. lucky the clerk was not seriously hurt. the man accused of kidnapping two children may have rigged his car with explosives. police say james lee dimaggio may have abandoned his blue nissan but not without setting explosives inside. anyone who sees a suspicious vehicle is asked not to approach it but call 911. he is accused of starting a
fire that killed the mother and unidentified child. police have received a lot of leads but there are no confirmed sightings of dimaggio. a new terror threat against the u.s. consulate in pakistan. the state department says the evacuation is due to specific threats against the consulate. it's not clear if this evacuation is related to the closing of other u.s. embassies and consulates in the middle east and africa this week. president obama is expected to answer questions about the recent terror threats and evacuations during a news conference at the white house today. in a meeting with the prime minister of greece yesterday the president told reporters he would answer their questions then. the press conference is scheduled for noon. former nsa contractor edward snowden may be living in
a luxury townhouse in a gated community outside of moscow. according to a russian newspaper snowden could be staying in this high security development you see there. it's surrounded by thick walls and barb wire. the russian government has not said publicly where snowden is living after granting him asylum for one year. 4:48 is the time right now. sal, for people heading into the city, there could be quite a bit of traffic for the outside lands festival. that effects the golden gate area. >> that is true. and in those neighborhoods especially. the best way to get there is use public transportation. use muni out there. let's go out and take a look at the commute on westbound 80 as you head out to the mccarthur maze. it looks pretty good starting off here. there are no major problems. it is a very nice driving coming in from vallejo. the traffic looks good at the bay bridge toll plaza.
it is light. no problems get into the city. hopefully we will have another good day. san mateo and dumbarton bridge traffic looks pretty good. let's go to rosemary. we do have changes in store for your weekend. the changes will lead to a slight warmup starting with today. temperatures will rebound to what we felt yesterday. some of us creeping up just a little bit. this morning we are waking up with the low clouds, the fog, the patchy drizzle falling once again. afternoon sunshine expected away from the coastline. temperatures in the upper 50s to low 60s at the coast and inland communities will warm into the low 80s for some of the warmer locations opinion 56 in concord. 56 in oakland. 57 mountain view. holding in the steady 50s under mostly cloudy skies. it is in the north bay, the south bay along the coast and inland. 74 for your afternoon today. 76 in sonoma. mid 80s in areas like clearlake. if you are going to clearlake
for the evening, nice and warm for you. alameda 69 for you today. another beautiful day for you. 76 in san jose. 75 for santa clara. 74 in sunnyvale. along the peninsula 75 redwood city. 66 in san francisco. low 60s with partly mostly cloudy skies expected along the coast. if you are going to outside lands for the afternoon, we are going to be mostly cloudy at the start. as we get into the afternoon turning partly cloudy. you can see temperatures ranging in the upper 50s to low 60s for the entire day so bring along the jacket. as we get into the weekend, temperatures will continue to warm. low 80s for the inland cities. tomorrow. mid 80s by sunday. and gradual warmup will continue as we get into early next week. >> we officially like that forecast. thank you. time is 4:51. coming up a sacramento girl was diagnosissed with leukemia just before last christmas.
she was diagnosissed with leukemia just before christmas last year and lost her hair during treatment. her father search the for ways to grant her wish for hair for her first day of school. one place he contacted was natural look transitions which told him it would cost more than $1,000. >> he's like i can't do it. and then he hung up the phone and my niece called him back and said i'm going to help you raise the money. >> it's amazing how many people come through for you. especially with children with cancer. >> she will have a temporary wig for the first day of school next week and they are continuing to raise money so that she will eventually have two designed hairpieces. >> beautiful girl. great story. time is 4:54. let's go to sal. keeping an eye on traffic. i know the last couple of fridays have not been too great. hopefully today will be friday light. >> i really hope so. we are looking for a nice commute. so far we are starting off welcoming into the city on the bridge. driving on 880 in oakland. it's a very nice drive.
there are no major problems as you drive through. if you are driving to the oakland airport it should be a very nice drive. also the morning commute looks good on 237 westbound as you drive toward sunnyvale. 101 traffic looks good. 4:54 let's go to rosemary. the blanket of low clouds wide spread once again. south bay, east bay, of course along the coastline. patchy drizzle outside our door. for some it will be a start. look at that picking up a little bit of moisture off the coastline. we will continue with the clouds through the morning hours by afternoon breaking away to mostly sunny skies and unless you're at the coastline going to remain with gray skies from areas along the north coast down into areas half-moon bay, santa cruz you will be mostly sunny for the second half of your day. as we get into friday afternoon, temperatures are
going to be nice and mild. slightly warmer than what we have seen recently. as we get into the evening hours the low clouds will begin to return. your forecast 6:00 this morning temperatures still in the 50s. this is about where we stand right now. for your lunch hour upper 50s along the coastline. mid 60s around the bay. low 70s inland. turning partly cloudy by your lunch hour. and then for the afternoon temperatures will be up just a degree or two in some cases from yesterday. but it's a start. 76 for novato this afternoon. 75 san rafael. 66 in san francisco. low 70s for areas like oakland. upper 70s to low 80s for the inland cities. 74 in santa cruz. the extended forecast there it is. the gradual warming trend. so getting back to the mid to upper 80s for areas like live mother and antioch by sunday,
monday. on tuesday a mild one. mostly sunny and 70s. the oakland raiders kick off the 2013 season with a preseason opener tonight. the silver and black will host the dallas cowboys. matt flinch may finally get his chance as a starting signal caller for the raiders. you can see it at 10:00 p.m. tonight. quarterback collin kaepernick was back in action. he showed off some of the stuff that helped get the niners to the super bowl. he led a game opening 13 play scoring drive and sat out the rest of the day. and the bay area could soon send another team to the little league world series. tonight the belmont redwood shores team faces arizona. if they win, they play in tomorrow's final. another victory and they will
head to pennsylvania for the little league world series then. a team from petaluma went there last year. >> yeah we watched them. now we are watching these guys. very exciting. coming up next in our 5:00 hour happening right now families lining up in the south bay. the help they are hoping to get. and the killing left the sacramento community in shock.
oakland police have narrowed their search for a missing mother. i will tell you about the man connected to her past that they have in custody coming up. bart contract talks resume in a couple hours. why this could be another tense weekend for bay area commuters. and happening now big lines in the south bay. the help some families are hoping to get to get them ready for the school year. all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. good morning. thank you for joining us it's friday, august 9th i'm pam cook. >> good morning, i'm dave clark. let's check weather and traffic. you didn't tell me you invited the lovely rosemary